Effectiveness of HBPC
Published Studies (* indicates HCCI involvement)
1. HBPC reduces 17% Medicare costs for ill elders
Eric De Jonge, K., Jamshed, N., Gilden, D., Kubisiak, J., Bruce, S. R., & Taler, G. (2014). Effects of home‐based primary care on Medicare costs in high‐risk elders.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(10):1825-1831.
2. HBPC saved Medicare 10 times more than ACOs
Rotenberg, J., Kinosian, B., Boling, P., Taler, G., & Independence at Home Learning Collaborative Writing Group. (2018). Home‐based primary care: beyond extension of the independence at home demonstration. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 66(4):812-817.
3. HBPC reduces disability and promotes aging in place
Szanton, S. L., Leff, B., Wolff, J. L., Roberts, L., & Gitlin, L. N. (2016). Home-based care program reduces disability and promotes aging in place. Health Affairs, 35(9):1558-1563.
4. HBPC saves money and improves outcomes
Tomcavage J.F., Ryu J., Doddamani S. (2019). Geisinger’s home care program is cutting costs and improving outcomes. Harvard Business Review. Published 2019/11/6.
Di Capua, P., Mathur, J., Garg, V. & Jain, S.H. (2019). How Home-Based Primary Care Can Reduce Expensive Hospitalizations.Harvard Business Review. Published 2019/5/16.
5. HBPC improves individual, caregiver and systems outcomes
Ritchie, C. & Leff, B. (2018). Population health and tailored medical care in the home: The roles of home-based primary care and home-based palliative care.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 55(3):1041-1046.
Fowler C, Kim MT. (2015). Home visits by care providers–influences on health outcomes for caregivers of homebound older adults with dementia. Geriatric Nursing, 36(1):25–29.
Stall N, Nowaczynski M, Sinha SK. (2014). Systematic review of outcomes from home-based primary care programs for homebound older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(12):2243–2251.